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RE: Java Moss Pruning
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: RE: Java Moss Pruning
- From: "Mary Alice Kropp" <mak at thirtytwopaws_com>
- Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 19:07:49 -0400
- Importance: Normal
- In-reply-to: <200306131116.h5DBGhsY026859@otter.actwin.com>
>Hello, I got some nice rock dens I created that are now coated with java
>moss. My question is, is there any way to prune/mow it? The moss is
>getting pretty long now and I don't know how much (if it stops at all)
>longer it's going to grow. Starting to look pretty shaggy right now and
>looking more like a giant fuzz ball as opposed to a rock den covered with
I just clip it down to a more manageable state- or else just rip it out till
it's thinned enough. Never have a problem with it not growing back.
Actually, I find in both the tanks I have Java moss, that if I don't
occasionally prune it back, it gets rather ratty looking. After trimming, it
regrows nice and green and full-looking again.
New Hampshire, USA, where we have- no, really!- more rain today with more
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
It's more fun to color outside the lines.